venire facias

Definition of "venire facias"
  1. A court order that instructs the sheriff to assemble a jury
How to use "venire facias" in a sentence
  1. The judge issued a venire facias to secure a jury for the upcoming trial.
  2. Under a venire facias, the sheriff had the duty of gathering potential jurors.
  3. The court relied on a venire facias to ensure the formation of a just and unbiased jury.

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